coronary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “coronary” in the English Dictionary

"coronary" in British English

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coronarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner-/ (also coronary thrombosis) mainlyUK
an ​extremelydangerousmedicalcondition in which the ​flow of ​blood to the ​heart is ​blocked by a ​blood clot (= a ​mass of ​blood): He's in ​hospital after having a coronary last ​week.


uk   /ˈkɒr.ən.ər.i/  us   /ˈkɔːr.ə.ner-/ specialized
relating to the arteries (= ​thicktubes) that ​supplyblood to the ​muscles of the ​heart: Regular ​exercisereduces the ​risk of coronary heartdisease.
(Definition of coronary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coronaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/ medical
relating to the blood vessels (= ​tubescarryingblood) around the ​heart, or to the ​heart and ​diseases of the ​heart: coronary ​artery/​heartdisease the ​hospital coronary ​careunit

coronarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔr·əˌner·i, ˈkɑr-/
(Definition of coronary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coronary”
in Spanish coronario…
in Vietnamese động mạch vành…
in Malaysian koronari…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเส้นเลือดซึ่งหล่อเลี้ยงหัวใจ…
in French coronaire…
in German koronar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冠状动脉血栓形成…
in Turkish kalple ilgili, koroner…
in Russian коронарный…
in Indonesian koroner…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冠狀動脈血栓形成…
in Polish wieńcowy…
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